Olympus SP-600UZ

February 2, 2010 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras | 9 Comments |
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The Olympus SP-600UZ is a new 12-megapixel camera with a 15x zoom lens that spans a 35mm equivalent focal range of 28-420mm. Featuring a 2.7” LCD screen, mechanical image stabilisation, HD movie recording, Magic Filters, Beauty Mode, in-camera panorama stitching, Advanced Face Detection and Shadow Adjustment Technology; the Olympus SP-600UZ comes with 1GB of built-in storage, expandable via an SD card slot. Capable of shooting at 10 frames per second, the Olympus SP-600UZ will be available from March priced at £259.99 / $249.99.

Main features

15x optical zoom, 28-420mm*
Dual Image Stabilisation (combines mechanical and digital image stabilisation)
High-speed 10fps sequence shooting
HD movie recording and HDMI technology
12 Megapixels
1GB internal memory and SD Card compatible**
Photo Surfing and [ib] software
2.7” LCD (230,000 dots)
Advanced Face Detection and Shadow Adjustment Technology
Intelligent Auto Mode (i-Auto) and AF Tracking
Magic Filters, Beauty Mode, In-Camera Panorama
Built-in flash
In-Camera Manual

* 35mm camera equivalent
** SD is a trademark of SD Card Association



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#1 cheap r4 dsi

Wow. The 600 is pretty sweet.
I was considering a Lumix FZ35, but now I am thinking I should wait and see how this fares.

8:03 am - Wednesday, February 3, 2010

#2 Priyadarshi

Nice camera!! I got one last week and I am pleased with the quality of photos it is taking. The Zoom is more than useful for most purposes. If you have a steady hand, it takes great photos in Low light also.

I am most impressed by the HD movie quality.even at 15x zoom the movie quality it took of a Pigeon at 15 - 20 m away was crystal clear.

11:13 am - Monday, May 17, 2010

#3 che

wow...facscinating...

9:03 am - Wednesday, June 9, 2010

#4 MARCKY

a great camera...

I got mine a few days ago, great for taking pictures with true to life colors...

the zoom is great it can take photos a distance with a crystal clear quality... I even got hook taking a lot of photos, it comes with an alkaline battery that i am still using right now, even after a few days it still have some battery left..

highly recommended for those amateur photographers who wants to take professional looking photographs..

9:02 am - Tuesday, June 22, 2010

#5 eNdEmiOn

So is it better than the Fujifilm S1600?

6:52 pm - Monday, July 5, 2010

#6 Keith Sharp

I bought an SP-600UZ a few weeks ago and have found the early results disappointing.

I wanted to upgrade from my old but reliable Kodak DX6490.

The prospect of 3 times clearer picture resolution particularly appealed to me.

However,I obtain far sharper pictures from the 4MP Kodak than the 12MP Olympus...even using all the optimum settings.

I would not recommend this camera.

7:05 pm - Friday, September 10, 2010

#7 Dragan

I am very dissapointed because of low quality of pictures taken by zoom. Namely, a half of a picture is not sharp. Probably, the real resolution is 8 Mpx only.

5:54 pm - Monday, November 8, 2010

#8 Saurabh

Which one is better Fuzi S2500HD or Olympus SP-600UZ ??

8:39 pm - Thursday, December 23, 2010

#9 Ana Paula

otima camera tenho uma

4:55 am - Thursday, January 5, 2012